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Sunday, June 26, 2016

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AND COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS.

  • SEEKING FLEA MARKET DONATIONS, THE ETOWAH UNITED METHODIST MEN ARE NOW ACCEPTING MERCHANDISE DONATIONS FOR THE AUGUST 6 ETOWAH FLEA MARKET. MERCHANDISE IS BEING ACCEPTED AT THE PAVILION BEHIND THE CHURCH EACH FRIDAY MORNING FROM 9AM TO 11:30AM, THROUGH JULY 29. THE CHURCH IS LOCATED ON BRICKYARD ROAD IN ETOWAH, ACROSS FROM THE LIBRARY. SO PLEASE CLEAN OUT THOSE HOMES, ATTICS, BASEMENTS AND GARAGES NOW. THEY ACCEPT MOST ANY FAIRLY GOOD, CLEAN MERCHANDISE— BUT PLEASE, NO CLOTHES, HANDBAGS, SHOES, LARGE EXERCISE EQUIPMENT, MATTRESSES, OBSOLETE COMPUTERS, MAGAZINES, OR TVS THAT ARE NOT FLAT SCREEN. ALL PROCEEDS FROM THE AUGUST 6 FLEA MARKET GO TO SUPPORT LOCAL AND NATIONAL CHARITABLE AND MISSION PROJECTS. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT DICK RANGES AT 828-707- 0329 OR THE CHURCH AT 828-891- 4360.
  • MULTIPLE GRAMMY AWARD WINNING RECORDING ARTIST, DAVID PHELPS TO BE FEATURED IN RUTHERFORDTON AT THE RS CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL ON SATURDAY, JUNE 25, THE UNMISTAKABLE SOUND OF MULTI-DOVE AND GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING RECORDING ARTIST, DAVID PHELPS WILL BE FEATURED IN RUTHERFORDTON, NC, ON SATURDAY, JUNE 25, AT THE RS CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL. THIS EXCITING CONCERT EVENT BEGINS AT 6:00PM. ONCE A CHILDHOOD MUSICAL PRODIGY FROM TOMBALL, TX, DAVID PHELPS EARNED A BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN MUSIC FROM BAYLOR UNIVERSITY. SINCE THEN, HE HAS BECOME A NATIONALLY CELEBRATED VOCALIST, WHOSE GIFTS AND TALENTS ARE MATCHED BY NONE. PERHAPS BEST KNOWN AS THE POWERFUL TENOR FOR THE MULTIPLE GRAMMY AND DOVE AWARD-WINNING GAITHER VOCAL BAND, PHELPS IS CONSTANTLY BUILDING ON A CAREER THAT HAS ALREADY BEEN GROUNDBREAKING. EMERGING AS A LEADING VOICE IN CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN MUSIC, PHELPS HAS BEEN WINNING THE HEARTS OF AUDIENCES ALL OVER THE WORLD FOR MORE THAN TWO DECADES. HE HAS PERFORMED AT NUMEROUS PRESTIGIOUS VENUES ACROSS THE GLOBE, INCLUDING THE WHITE HOUSE, NEW YORK’S CARNEGIE HALL AND THE SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE IN AUSTRALIA. WITH 14 SOLO ALBUMS TO HIS CREDIT, DAVID’S ELECTRIFYING VOICE HAS MOVED AUDIENCES FROM ALL WALKS OF LIFE, CROSSING GENERATIONAL AND STYLISTIC BARRIERS.  THIS JUNE 25 EVENT, FEATURING DAVID PHELPS, WILL ALSO INCLUDE TALENTED FEMALE VOCALIST, CHARLOTTE RITCHIE, AS WELL AS PHELPS’ SEVEN-PIECE MUSICAL ENTOURAGE. MANY OF THE SONGS FEATURED DURING THIS EXCITING EVENING ARE INCLUDED ON PHELPS’ RECENTLY RELEASE FREEDOM RECORDING.  ANY MUSIC LOVER, REGARDLESS OF STYLISTIC PREFERENCE, WILL NOT WANT TO MISS THIS SPECIAL EVENING OF WORSHIP AND COMMUNITY CELEBRATION. MAKE PLANS NOW TO BE A PART OF THIS SPECIAL EVENT WITH DAVID PHELPS IN RUTHERFORDTON, NC, AT THE RS CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL.  COMPLETE INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED ABOUT THIS EVENT BY CALLING 828-980-5749 OR VISITING WWW.ITICKETS.COM.
  • TRINITY SUMMER SPEAKER SERIES, THE TRINITY OHMANN SPEAKER SERIES FEATURES DR. REBECCA DAVIS, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF RELIGION AT PRESBYTERIAN COLLEGE, PROVIDING A CLOSE LOOK AT RELIGIOUS SYMBOLISM AND IMAGERY IN POPULAR FILMS. THE COMMUNITY IS INVITED TO TRINITY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH TO MEET AND HEAR DR. DAVIS IN FELLOWSHIP HALL ON SUNDAYS DURING THE LEARNING HOUR AT 9:45AM ON JUNE 26, JULY 3, JULY 10, AND JULY 17. JOIN US FOR THE OHMANN SUMMER SPEAKER SERIES AFTER THE 8:30AM WORSHIP SERVICE OR STAY FOR THE 11:00AM WORSHIP SERVICE. ALL ARE WELCOME. TRINITY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (PCUSA) IS LOCATED AT 900 BLYTHE STREET, HENDERSONVILLE, WWW.TRINITYPRESNC.ORG.
  • ASHEVILLE LYRIC OPERA, HENDERSONVILLE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH WILL HOST THE ASHEVILLE LYRIC OPERA ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29 AT 6:30 IN THE CHURCH SANCTUARY FOLLOWING THE REGULAR WEEKLY CATERED DINNER AT 5:30 IN THE FELLOWSHIP HALL. THERE IS A CHARGE FOR THE DINNER, FOR WHICH RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED BY CALLING 828-692- 3211 IN ADVANCE. THE 6:30 CONCERT IN THE SANCTUARY IS FREE TO THE PUBLIC, AND EVERYONE IS WELCOME TO ATTEND. IT WILL INCLUDE SKITS AND SONGS, BOTH SACRED AND SECULAR. THE CHURCH IS LOCATED AT 699 NORTH GROVE STREET. THE PUBLIC IS INVITED. EVERYONE IS WELCOME.
  • NORTH CAROLINA SONGFEST, A STELLAR LINE UP OF SOUTHERN GOSPEL ARTISTS WILL APPEAR AT THE FIRST ANNUAL NORTH CAROLINA SONGFEST HOSTED BY GLOBAL PROMOTIONS, INC. THIS EXCITING TWO DAY EVENT WILL TAKE PLACE ON FRIDAY, JULY 15, 2016 AND SATURDAY, JULY 16, 2016 AT MUD CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH, 403 RUTLEDGE DRIVE, HENDERSONVILLE, NC. THE NORTH CAROLINA SONGFEST IS JAM PACKED WITH SOME OF SOUTHERN GOSPEL’S FINEST ARTISTS SUCH AS… THE HOPPERS, IVAN PARKER, TRIUMPHANT, AARON AND AMANDA CRABB, THREE BRIDGES, BLACKWOOD BROTHERS, THE GUARDIANS, CHRISTIAN DAVIS, AND CAROLINA QUARTET. FRIDAY, JULY 15TH’S EVENINGS CONCERT WILL FEATURE THE HOPPERS, IVAN PARKER, THE GUARDIANS, CHRISTIAN DAVIS, AND CAROLINA QUARTET. CONCERT TIME IS 7:00 P.M. WITH DOORS OPENING AT 6:00 PM SATURDAY, JULY 16TH’S EVENING CONCERT WILL FEATURE TRIUMPHANT QUARTET, THREE BRIDGES, THE BLACKWOOD BROTHERS QUARTET, AND AARON AND AMANDA CRABB CONCERT TIME IS 7:00 P.M. WITH DOORS OPENING AT 6:00 P.M. GLOBAL PROMOTIONS IS THRILLED TO ANNOUNCE OUR “FREE” AFTERNOON MATINEES BEGINNING EACH DAY AT 3:00 P.M. WITH DOORS OPENING AT 2:00 P.M. “IT’S OUR WAY OF GIVING BACK TO OUR LOYAL CONCERT SUPPORTERS,” SHARES PAUL PITTS.       CHRISTIAN DAVIS WILL BE YOUR HOST FOR THE FRIDAY, JULY 15TH, 2016 AFTERNOON MATINEE.AARON AND AMANDA CRABB WILL BE YOUR HOST FOR THE SATURDAY, JULY 16TH, 2016 AFTERNOON MATINEE. WHILE THE AFTERNOON MATINEES ARE “FREE,” THE EVENING CONCERTS ARE TICKETED EVENTS.   FOR TICKETS VISIT WWW.GLOBALPROMO.ORG OR CALL 855-399- 1899

            ARTIST CIRCLE FULL EVENT: $60.00

            GENERAL ADMISSION FULL EVENT: $40.00

            FRIDAY, JULY 15TH

            FRIDAY ARTIST CIRCLE: $35.00

            FRIDAY GENERAL ADMISSION: $25.00

            FRIDAY GENERAL ADMISSION GROUP (15+): $20.00

            SATURDAY, JULY 16TH
           
ATURDAY ARTIST CIRCLE: $35.00

            SATURDAY GENERAL ADMISSION: $25.00

            SATURDAY GENERAL ADMISSION GROUP (15+): $20.00

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL

  • HENDERSON COUNTY CHURCHES UNITING (HCCU) JOIN FOR FREE VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL, HENDERSON COUNTY CHURCHES UNITING (FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, FIRST CONGREGATIONAL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST, TRINITY PRESBYTERIAN, GRACE LUTHERAN, IMMACULATE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, PROVIDENCE BAPTIST, ST. JAMES EPISCOPAL AND FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF HENDERSONVILLE PCUSA) WILL AGAIN SPONSOR VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL (VBS) THIS SUMMER ON JUNE 27 THROUGH 30 FROM 9 A.M. TO NOON EACH DAY. VBS IS A NO-COST MINISTRY SPONSORED BY THE PARTICIPATING CHURCHES. IT IS OPEN TO CHILDREN WHO WILL BE 4 YEARS OF AGE BY AUG. 31, 2016 THROUGH COMPLETION OF 5TH GRADE BY JUNE 2016. REGISTRATION BEGINS MAY 1 AND ENDS JUNE 20, AT ANY OF THE SIX PARTICIPATING CHURCHES OR ONLINE AT: HTTP://BIT.LY/GRACE-VBS. EACH CHURCH WILL ALSO HAVE A SUPPLY OF VBS MUSIC CDS FOR EACH REGISTRANT – ONE PER FAMILY - WHEN COMPLETED APPLICATIONS ARE RECEIVED. TRINITY PRESBYTERIAN, LOCATED AT 900 BLYTHE STREET IN HENDERSONVILLE, WILL HOST THIS YEAR’S VBS. THIS YEAR’S THEME JOY IN JESUS: EVERYWHERE! ALL THE TIME! WILL HELP ALL OF GOD’S CHILDREN – GIRLS, BOYS, YOUNG AND OLD – UNDERSTAND THAT HEALING AND HAPPINESS GO HAND IN HAND AND THAT WHETHER ON A ROOF, UNDER A ROOF, IN AN UPPER ROOM OR A ROOM WITHOUT A ROOF, JOY IS FOUND IN THE MIGHTY WORKS OF GOD THROUGH JESUS CHRIST. THEY WILL BETTER UNDERSTAND GOD’S PROMISE IN THE OVERALL SCRIPTURE, “THE JOY FROM THE LORD IS YOUR STRENGTH” (NEHEMIAH 8:10).       AS IN THE PAST, CHILDREN IN VBS WILL BE ENCOURAGED TO BRING A DAILY OFFERING WHICH WILL BENEFIT THE HENDERSON COUNTY BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB. ON THURSDAY, THE FINAL DAY OF VBS, CHILDREN SHOULD BRING THEIR OWN PICNIC LUNCH AND A WATER SLIDE AND ICE CREAM WILL BE PROVIDED FROM NOON TO 1 P.M. ADULT AND TEEN VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED AND CAN REGISTER AT THIS VBS WEBSITE HTTP://BIT.LY/VOLUNTEER-VBS OR CONTACT JILL WINGARD (GRACE LUTHERAN CHILDREN AND FAMILY MINISTRY DIRECTOR), VBS VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR, 828-693-4890 EXT.344. TEEN VOLUNTEERS MUST BE RISING 7TH GRADERS AND OLDER, AND WILL NEED TO COMPLETE A MEDICAL RELEASE FORM. DURING VBS WEEK, NURSERY CARE WILL BE PROVIDED FOR CHILDREN OF VOLUNTEERS ONLY. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CALL ANY OF THE PARTICIPATING CHURCHES.
  • COVENANT PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH HENDERSONVILLE, AUTHENTIC JERUSALEM MARKETPLACE VBS, AUGUST 1 – AUGUST 5, 2016, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM, GRADES K – 5TH, FREE. IMAGINE STEPPING BACK IN TIME WHERE YOU COULD SMELL, HEAR AND TASTE LIFE IN THE DAYS THAT JESUS WAS LIVING AND TEACHING IN THE TEMPLE OF JERUSALEM. OUR VBS WILL TRANSPORT CHILDREN TO JERUSALEM AROUND 29BC WHERE THEY WILL EXPERIENCE WITH ALL THEIR SENSES THE ANCIENT JERUSALEM MARKETPLACE. ALL OF THE TEACHING WILL BE DONE UTILIZING HEBREW CULTURE AND BECOMING APPRENTICES IN THE JERUSALEM MARKETPLACE FOR PROFESSIONS SUCH AS: BRICK MAKER, CARPENTER, WEAVER, POTTER AND DREIDEL MAKER USING AUTHENTIC CRAFTS. EACH “HELPER” WITH ACTUALLY BE AN ACTOR AND THE ENTIRE PROGRAM WILL BE FILLED WITH SMALL SKITS THAT PLAY OUT THE LAST DAYS OF JESUS LIFE INCLUDING: THE TRIUMPHAL ENTRY, THE LAST SUPPER, THE CRUCIFIXION AND THE RESURRECTION OF JESUS.   THE CHILDREN WILL EVEN BAKE BREAD THAT THE HEBREWS WOULD HAVE BAKED, EXPERIENCE SYNAGOGUE SCHOOL LIKE JESUS WOULD HAVE AS WELL AS PARTICIPATE IN AN OLYMPIC GAMES EVENT. ABOUT:    COVENANT PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, PCA HENDERSONVILLE. PLEASE VISIT OUR WEB SITE FOR FURTHER CHURCH INFORMATION. HTTP://WWW.COVPCA.ORG/. TO REGISTER FOR JERUSALEM MARKETPLACE: HTTP://COVPCA.ORG/FORM.PHP?FORMID=1514


REGULAR WEEKLY OR MONTHLY EVENTS
FOR LOCAL CHURCHES AND CLUBS

  • FREE CHORAL SHEET MUSIC, COMPLIMENTS OF SOR MUSIC (PRAISE AND WORSHIP, GOSPEL CHOIR, HYMN AND SPIRITUAL ARRANGEMENTS) "MUSIC THAT WILL UPLIFT YOUR SPIRITS." LEARN MORE ABOUT SOR MUSIC AT: HTTPS://YOUTU.BE/IKUO8WHBMPS. LISTEN TO DEMOS OF FREE MUSIC AT: WWW.YOUTUBE.COM/SORMUSIC1.       FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK AT: WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/SORMUSIC1. FOLLOW US ON REVERBNATION: HTTPS://WWW.REVERBNATION.COM/WILLIEELLEBIE
  • RON CRANE AND THE “CHOSEN EDITION QUARTET” ARE AVAILABLE FOR SPECIAL SINGINGS AND CHURCH SERVICES, CALL RON AT 828-606-0365 FOR INFORMATION AND BOOKINGS. RON SANG WITH THE FAIRHAVEN QUARTET, HIGHEST HONOR AND OTHER LOCAL – NATIONAL AND REGIONAL QUARTETS.
  • THE OLD FRIENDS QUARTET OF ASHEVILLE ANNOUNCES: IF YOUR CHURCH OR ORGANIZATION WOULD LIKE TO HAVE THIS GREAT LOCAL SOUTHERN GOSPEL GROUP – IN CONCERT – AT YOUR CHURCH FOR A SPECIAL WORSHIP SERVICE, CONCERT, OR IF YOUR CLUB OR ORGANIZATION WOULD LIKE TO HAVE THEM SING… YOU CAN CONTACT QUARTET MEMBER – ORVILE CUTSHALL AT [828] 301-2278 OR [828] 667-5758.
  • GERALD & VERNA EDWARDS – PREACHING & SINGING – ALL THE GOSPELAVAILABLE FOR REVIVALS – HOMECOMINGS – SINGINGS – CONCERTS. THE EDWARDS HAVE BEEN SINGING FOR OVER 40 YEARS TOGETHER. TO CONTACT – CALL 478-784-1470 OR WRITE TO THEM AT GERALD & VERNA MINISTRIES –5305 ROGERS ROAD LIZELLA, GEORGIA 31052. TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THEIR MINISTRY…THEIR WEB-SITE IS: www.geraldandvernaministries.com.
  • INVITIATION TO WORSHIP, FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF HENDERSONVILLE PCUSA INVITES ANYONE WHO IS LOOKING FOR A LOVING PLACE TO WORSHIP TO PLEASE JOIN US AT OUR NEW LOCATION FOR SUNDAY SCHOOL AND WORSHIP AT 610 YARBROUGH ST., HENDERSONVILLE, BEHIND THE FRESH MARKET. SUNDAY SCHOOL FOR ADULTS, CHILDREN AND TEENAGERS BEGINS AT 9 A.M. THE WORSHIP SERVICE STARTS AT 10 A.M. REFRESHMENTS AND FELLOWSHIP TIME FOLLOW THE WORSHIP SERVICE, LED BY THE REV. GRACE BOYER. THE CHURCH ALSO OFFERS A TUESDAY NIGHT BIBLE STUDY AND POTLUCK SUPPER PROGRAM FROM 6 TO 7:30 P.M. AT ROTATING LOCATIONS. FOR MORE DETAILS, PLEASE EMAIL This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  • BALFOUR UNITED METHODIST CHURCH’S BREAD MINISTRY:   FREE BREAD TO THOSE WHO COME FROM 3:00 TO 4:00 PM – EACH MONDAY AT THE CHURCH - U.S. 25 NORTH - ACROSS HUNTER CHEVROLET
  • PILLOWCASE MINISTRY AT MUD CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH OF HENDERSONVILLE     EVERY MONDAY MORNING, A DEDICATED GROUP OF VOLUNTEERS MEETS AT THE CHURCH TO SEW THE DONATED MATERIALS INTO BEAUTIFUL DRESSES, SHORTS, TEDDY BEARS, TOTE BAGS AND OTHER ITEMS FOR CHILDREN IN NEED AT HOME AND AROUND THE WORLD USING OLD PILLOWCASES, SLIGHTLY USED BED SHEETS AND VARIOUS SCRAPS OF CLOTH THAT FILLS THE UPSTAIRS CLOSETS AT MUD CREEK BAPTIST.   FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THIS MINISTRY CALL MUD CREEK BAPTIST     INFORMATION OR TICKETS: 1-888-238-6858 OR www.abrahamproductions.net
  • MORNING BIBLE STUDY AT THE FLETCHER FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH  EACH TUESDAY MORNING AT 10:00 AM. THE COMMUNITY IS WELCOME TO ATTEND.       CALL 687-1031 FOR MORE INFO.
  • TUESDAY AND THURSDAY WALKING EXERCISE CLASSES AT GRACE LUTHERAN, WELLNESS MINISTRY AT GRACE LUTHERAN CHURCH INVITES THE COMMUNITY TO PARTICIPATE THROUGHOUT 2016 IN TWICE-WEEKLY FREE EXERCISE CLASSES TO PROMOTE HEALTHY BODIES. A WALKING EXERCISE CLASS IS OFFERED ON TUESDAY AND THURSDAY MORNING AT 9 A.M. IN STULL HALL. AFTER A DEVOTION, A WALKING DVD GIVES PARTICIPANTS THE OPTION TO WALK BETWEEN ONE AND FOUR MILES. WEIGHTS AND STRETCH BANDS ARE ALSO AVAILABLE. PARTICIPANTS CAN CHOOSE EASY WALKING OR VIGOROUS WORKOUTS AND DROP-INS ARE WELCOME.  GRACE LUTHERAN CHURCH IS LOCATED AT THE CORNER OF SIXTH AVENUE WEST AND BLYTHE STREET IN HENDERSONVILLE. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.
  • DANIEL: LIVES OF INTEGRITY, WORDS OF PROPHECY, EVERY TUESDAY AT, 9:00 AM AT HENDERSONVILLE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. LADIES BIBLE STUDY TAUGHT BY BETH MOORE. EMAIL JOANNE NAGLE AT This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. OR CALL 910-818-0695. LOCATED AT 699 N. GROVE ST.
  • “WELCOME TABLE” SERVES MORE THAN A MEAL AT HOPE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH OF EAST FLAT ROCK   SERVED EACH TUESDAY EVENING FROM 5:00 TILL 6:30 PM. A WARM NUTRITIOUS MEAL IS SERVED EVERY TUESDAY NIGHT TO ANYONE WHO COMES. THE CHURCH ALSO FEATURES A CHILDREN’S CORNER WITH ADULT SUPERVISION. 3 DEDICATED NURSES PROVIDE WEEKLY BLOOD PRESSURE CHECKS AND GENERAL HEALTH ADVICE. A DEVOTIONAL SERVICE IS ALSO OFFERED. SEVERAL PEOPLE COMING TO THE WELCOME TABLE ALSO HAVE BEEN HELPED IN THEIR SEARCH FOR SHELTER, JOBS AND A CHURCH HOME. NO ONE IS TURNED AWAY! EVERYONE WELCOME. CALL 230-3533 FOR MORE INFORMATION.
  • MUD CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH   ANNOUNCES “MOPS – ‘MOTHERS OF PRE-SCHOOLERS” – MEETS THE SECOND AND FOURTH TUESDAY OF EACH MONTH FROM 9:00 TILL 11:00 AM
  • COMMUNITY SERVICE CENTER - THE ADVENTIST COMMUNITY SERVICES CENTER AT 2301 ASHEVILLE HIGHWAY, OPEN FROM 9:00 AM TILL NOON EVERY TUESDAY.  THE CENTER IS SELLING CLEAN CLOTHING AT REASONABLE PRICES AND FUNDS WILL BE USED TO BUY FOOD AND PERSONAL ITEMS NEEDED BY THOSE WHO ARE OUT OF WORK AND NEED HELP.  DONATIONS OF USED CLOTHING IN GOOD CONDITION ARE ACCEPTED DURING BUSINESS HOURS ON TUESDAYS.  FOR INFO:  697-4288.
  • CHRISTIAN MEN’S BREAKFAST BIBLE STUDY OPEN TO COMMUNITY (ALL YEAR EVERY WEDNESDAY, THE CHRISTIAN MEN'S BREAKFAST BIBLE STUDY IS CELEBRATING ITS THIRD YEAR WITH A GROWING MEMBERSHIP AND IS OPEN FOR NEW MEMBERS. THIS ECUMENICAL GROUP MEETS EACH WEDNESDAY AT THE DIXIE DINER ON US 64 WEST IN LAUREL PARK AT 7:30 A.M. EVERY WEEK, FOUR SCRIPTURES ARE CHOSEN PER THE WEEKLY LECTIONARY USED IN MOST CHRISTIAN LITURGICAL CHURCHES. THE FOUR SCRIPTURE LESSONS INCLUDE AN OLD TESTAMENT WRITING, A PSALM, AN EPISTLE AND A GOSPEL. PARTICIPANTS SHOULD BRING THEIR BIBLE OF CHOICE AND NO HOMEWORK IS REQUIRED. DURING THE BREAKFAST MEETING EACH ASSIGNED SCRIPTURE IS READ AND DISCUSSED REGARDING THE CONTEXT AND THE MEANING FOR PEOPLE TODAY. THOSE WHO ATTEND ORDER BREAKFAST FROM THE MENU AND ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE COST. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL BOB ANDERSEN, STUDY FACILITATOR, AT 828-697-0464.
  • FRIENDS IN CHRIST GROUP, TRINITY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH INVITES MEN OF THE COMMUNITY TO JOIN IN MEETING AS “FRIENDS IN CHRIST” AT 10:30 AM ON WEDNESDAY MORNINGS IN THE CHURCH LOUNGE. “FRIENDS IN CHRIST” OFFERS MEN A TIIME AND PLACE TO GET TOGETHER TO TALK AND SHARE PERSONAL FEELINGS WITH OTHER MEN WITHOUT FEAR OF BEING EMBARRISED OR JUDGED. WHILE BIBLICAL SCRIPTURE IS A MAJOR SOURCE FOR CLOSER CONNECTION WITH GOD AND EACH OTHER, “FRIENDS IN CHRIST” IS NOT A BIBLE STUDY GROUP. MEN SHOW UP BECAUSE THEY ENJOY BEING THERE AMONG FRIENDS OR FEEL A NEED TO BE PRESENT WHERE ALL ARE WELCOMED. MEN ARE INVITED TO COME TO LISTEN, COME TO SHARE, OR COME JUST TO BE A FRIEND TO OTHER MEN OF THE COMMUNITY IN WARM COMFORTABLE SURROUNDINGS AT TRINITY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. LOCATED AT 900 BLYTHE ST, HENDERSONVILLE, 828-692-6114.
  • FAST PROGRAM FOR FIFTH AND SIXTH GRADERS, WEDNESDAYS AT 6:35 PM AND SUNDAYS AT 9:30 AM AT HENDERSONVILLE PRESBYTERIAN, 699 N. GROVE STREET, HENDERSONVILLE. FOR INFO: 828-692-3211.
  • BLUE RIDGE CHRISTIAN CHURCH  147 OREN DRIVE, MILLS RIVER EXTENDS AN INVITATION TO ATTEND “BETTER CHOICES CLUB” WHICH MEETS EVERY THIRD WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH AT 7:00 PM TO DISCUSS FAMILY FINANCIAL TOPICS.  INFO:  687-7826.
  • GRACE LUTHERAN OFFERS EVERY WEDNESDAY “OASIS”: DINNER AND PROGRAMS FOR ALL AGES, GRACE LUTHERAN’S WEDNESDAY EVENING PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN AND ADULTS. BEGINNING WITH DINNER FROM 4:45 TO 5:30 P.M., THE EVENING CONTINUES FROM 5:30 TO 7:30 P.M. WITH EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES FOR ALL AGES INCLUDING CHOIR REHEARSALS, ADULT BIBLE STUDIES LED BY A PASTOR, YOUTH GROUP ACTIVITIES, AND SUPERVISED CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES FOR AGES 5 YEARS THROUGH 5TH GRADE. CHILD CARE FOR CHILDREN BIRTH THROUGH 5 YEARS OLD WILL ALSO BE AVAILABLE AFTER DINNER. THE COMMUNITY IS INVITED TO JOIN ANY OR ALL OF THE FOLLOWING PROGRAMS IN FELLOWSHIP HALL. NO REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED, AND NO FEES ARE CHARGED. FOR DINNER RESERVATIONS, PLEASE CALL THE CHURCH BY MONDAY AFTERNOON FOR THE UPCOMING WEDNESDAY MEAL.  MEALS INCLUDE A MAIN DISH, VEGGIE CHOICES, DESSERT AND A SALAD BAR.  THE COST FOR DINNER IS $5 PER PERSON, $3 FOR CHILDREN UNDER 12, AND $16 FAMILY CAP. GRACE LUTHERAN ALSO OFFERS A WEDNESDAY EVENING CHILD MENTORING PROGRAM CALLED “STUDY BUDDIES” FOR CHILDREN AGES 5 YEARS OLD THROUGH 5TH GRADE. ADULT MEMBERS OF GRACE MENTOR CHILDREN IN THEIR SCHOOL WORK AND SPIRITUAL GROWTH. CHILDREN DO NOT HAVE TO BE MEMBERS OF THE CHURCH TO PARTICIPATE. TWO FORTY-FIVE MINUTE SESSIONS ARE AVAILABLE FROM 4:15 TO 5 P.M. OR 5:15 TO 6 P.M. PARENTS SHOULD CALL AND REGISTER THEIR CHILDREN IN ADVANCE IF THEY WISH TO JOIN THE STUDY BUDDY PROGRAM. GRACE LUTHERAN CHURCH IS LOCATED AT THE CORNER OF SIXTH AVENUE WEST AND BLYTHE STREET IN HENDERSONVILLE. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CALL 828-693-4890 OR VISIT THE CHURCH WEBSITE,
  • “CELEBRATE RECOVERY” MEETS AT LIVING WATER BAPTIST CHURCH       THURSDAY’S FROM 6:30 PM TO 7:30 PM. THIS IS FOR ANYONE DEALING WITH AN ADDICTION. THE CHURCH IS ON SUGARLOAF ROAD, HENDERSONVILLE. FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL 606-9259
  • THE ORDER OF ST. LUKE MEETS AT ST. JAMES EPISCOPAL CHURCH , THE THIRD THURSDAY OF THE MONTH FROM 6:00 TO 8:00 PM. INFO: 890-0919
  • HENDERSONVILLE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH - SERVING UP FREE MID-DAY HOT MEALS AT “LOVE’S KITCHEN” AT THE CHURCH -EVERY THURSDAY AROUND 11:30 AM, IT’S NOT ALWAYS THE FOOD THAT MEANS THE MOST TO THE FOLKS WHO TURN OUT FOR A WEEKLY MEAL AT FIRST BAPTIST. SOMETIMES IT’S JUST THE SMALL TOUCH OF LOVE THAT COMES WITH EACH PLATE THAT MAKES A DIFFERENCE. DIANNE MILLER, WHO FIRST ORGANIZED “LOVE’S KITCHEN” AT FIRST BAPTIST TWO YEAR AGO, DISCOVERED THE DIFFERENCE A LITTLE COULD MAKE IN PEOPLE’S LIVES NOT LONG AFTER THE PROGRAM BEGAN. “FIRST BAPTIST HAS A COMMERCIAL KITCHEN,” MILLER SAID. “IT HAS BEEN MY PRAYER TO USE IT FOR THIS SORT OF A THING. WITH SUPPORT FROM CHURCH STAFF, THE ORGANIZERS MADE A CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS WHO WANTED TO HELP PROVIDE MEALS TO THOSE IN NEED.” LOVE’S KITCHEN USES REAL DISHES AND SILVERWARE FOR THE WEEKLY MEAL. WHILE WALKING AMOUNG HER GUESTS DURING THE WEEKLY MEAL, MILLER NOTICED A MAN WHO SEEMED TEARFUL AS HE ATE. HE SAID, “I CAN’T BELIEVE I’M EATING OFF A REAL DISH. I HAVEN’T EATEN OFF A REAL DISH IN YEARS,’ MILLER SAID. THIS HOME COOKED “HOT” LUNCH IS SERVED EACH THURSDAY TO ALL WHO ARRIVE. ABOUT 100 GUESTS USUALLY COME EACH WEEK, BUT MILLER HAS SEEN AS MANY AS 132 COME FOR ONE MEAL. “LOVES KITCHEN” ALSO TRIES TO MEET ITS GUESTS’ OTHER NEEDS THROUGH PROGRAMS OFFERED ALONG WITH THE WEEKLY LUNCH. TWO NURSES CAME ONE WEEK TO PROVIDE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS. “LOVE’S KITCHEN” RECENTLY OFFERED EYE EXAMS AND FREE EYEGLASSES ANOTHER WEEK, THANKS TO THE HELP OF FRUITLAND BAPTIST CHURCH.
  • NON-DENOMINATIONAL MONTHLY HEALING PRAYER TIME AT GRACE LUTHERAN, THE SECOND FRIDAY OF EVERY MONTH, GRACE LUTHERAN WILL AGAIN THIS YEAR OFFER HEALING PRAYER TIME BY THE GRACE PRAYER MINISTERS AND THE ORDER OF SAINT LUKE TO THE COMMUNITY IN THE CHURCH SANCTUARY. THOSE SEEKING PRAYER SUPPORT AND HELP SHOULD ARRIVE BETWEEN 1 AND 1:30 P.M. AND PLAN TO STAY AT LEAST 30 MINUTES. ATTENDEES ARE INVITED TO SIT QUIETLY AND SOAK IN THE PRAYERS BEING OFFERED UP FOR THEM WHETHER FOR PHYSICAL, EMOTIONAL OR SPIRITUAL HEALING. THIS IS A CHRISTIAN BASED NON-DENOMINATIONAL TIME OF PRAYER. ALL ARE WELCOME. GRACE LUTHERAN CHURCH IS LOCATED AT THE CORNER OF SIXTH AVENUE WEST AND BLYTHE STREET IN HENDERSONVILLE. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CALL 828-693-4890.
  • “FREEDOM THAT LASTS” MEETS AT PROGRESS BAPTIST CHURCH ON RUGBY ROAD AT 7:00 PM EACH FRIDAY NIGHT AND 10:00 AM SUNDAY, THIS IS FOR THOSE WHO ARE HURTING IN BODY, SPIRIT AND MIND. THE CHURCH IS AT 1935 N. RUGBY ROAD. FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL 419-0722
  • “SAVE OUR SISTERS” FEMALE CANCER SUPPORT GROUP AT MUD CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH   THE FOURTH SUNDAY OF EACH MONTH – 5:00 TO 7:00 PM – CLEAR WORD COUNSELING CENTER ON THE CAMPUS OF MUD CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH, HENDERSONVILLE.  CHILD CARE PROVIDED UPON REGISTRATION.  TO REGISTER AND RECEIVE MORE INFORMATION:  692-6383.
  • MEMORY CAFÉ AT HENDERSONVILLE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH  THE 2ND SUNDAY OF EACH MONTH FROM 1:00 TILL 3:00 PM. A MEMORY CAFÉ OFFERS THOSE WITH MEMORY LOSS AND DEMENTIA A LIVELY PLACE TO CONNECT WITH OTHERS, HAVE FUN, ENJOY REFRESHMENTS AND DO ACTIVITIES AND GET ASSISTANCE INFORMATION. THE PROGRAM IS FREE BUT NOT A DROP-OFF PROGRAM. CALL 489-6150 FOR MORE INFORMATION.
  • “OVERCOMING EMOTIONS THAT DESTROY” CLASS AT MUD CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH SUNDAY’S FROM 5:00 TILL 7:00 PM. THE CHURCH IS AT 430 RUTHLEDGE DRIVE, HENDERSONVILLE AND EVERYONE IS WELCOME TO ATTEND THESE CLASSES. FOR MORE INFO: 692-1262.
  • CHILDREN’S CHURCH, THE THIRD SUNDAY OF EACH MONTH BEGINNING AT 9:00 AM AT ST. PHILLIP’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH, 256 E. MAIN STREET, BREVARD. CALL 828-884-3666
  • THE INTERFAITH ASSISTANCE MINISTRY SEEKS DONATIONS       IAM HAS SEEN AN INCREASE IN THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE REQUESTING FOOD. THE FOOD PANTRY NEEDS CHILI, CANNED BEFF STEW, CANNED BEANS AND PORK AND BEANS. ALSO, THEIR CLOTHING CLOSET NEEDS BLANKETS AND WARM CLOTHING. IAM RECEIVES DONATIONS FROM 9:00 AM TO 3:30 PM, MONDAY THRU FRIDAY AT 210 EHRINGHAUS STREET. MONETARY DONATIONS FOR PURCHASING ITEMS CAN BE SENT TO IAM, P.O. BOX 2562, HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. INTERFAITH ASSISTANCE MINISTRY IS A FAITH-BASED NONPROFIT PROVIDING ASSISTANCE TO HENDERSON COUNTY RESIDENTS SINCE 1984. FOR INFO: 697-7029.
  • “BEAR CLOSET” CUMMINGS MEMORIAL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 3 BANNER FARM ROAD, HORSE SHOE. “BEAR CLOSET” IS THE NEW OUTREACH MINISTRY – “BABY EQUIPMENT AND RESORCE CLOSET”. THIS OUTREACH MINISTRY SERVES LOW-INCOME FAMILIES AND EXPECTANT PARENTS LIVING AT OR BELOW POVERTY LEVEL, AND STRUGGLING TO PROVIDE FOR THEIR BABIES AND CHILDREN, FROM PREEMIES TO AGE 6. PARENTS FILL OUT A NEEDS LIST AND, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF PERISHABLES. IF CLOTHING AND EQUIMENT ITEMS ARE AVAILABLE, THEY ARE LOANED FOR SIX MONTHS OR MORE. MAKE CHECKS OUT TO CUMMINGS MEMORIAL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH. THE BEAR CLOSET IS NOW OPEN AND WILL OPERATE FROM 1:00 TILL 6:00 PM – THE 1st AND 3RD THURSDAYS OF EACH MONTH. INFO: 891-9413.
  • “HELPING HAND” THRIFT STORE SEEKING ITEMS. THE BROOK COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORP, 5516 BOYLSTON HIGHWAY, MILLS RIVER. THIS IS A LARGE THRIFT STORE WHOSE FUNDING WILL GO TO MORE THAN 400 HOMELESS YOUTH OF HENDERSON COUNTY.  THE HELPING HAND THRIFT STORE SEEKS CLOTHING, FURNITURE, HOUSEHOLD ITEMS, JEWELRY AND OTHER GENTLY USED ITEMS FOR RE-SALE.  FOR MORE INFO:  458-3428 OR EMAIL: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • MY SISTER’S CLOSET INVITES WOMEN OF THE COMMUNITY WHO NEED PROFESSIONAL CLOTHES TO WEAR TO WORK OR JOB INTERVIEWS TO VISIT THE CLOSET FROM 9:00 AM TO NOON – MONDAYS AT HENDERSONVILLE FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH.  INFO:  693-4275.
  • THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF HENDERSONVILLE’S - 24-HOUR PRAYER LINE PHONE NUMBER.  693-PRAY.  ALL CALLS ARE CONFIDENTIAL AND THIS SPECIAL PRAYER LINE IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.  THIS IS A MINISTRY OF THE HENDERSONVILLE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH.  CALL 693-PRAY
  • APPLE VALLEY CHURCH OF GOD - ANGEL FOOD MINISTRIES - A FOOD MINISTRY WITH A SERVANT’S HEART –– 2822 CHIMNEY ROCK ROAD.  FOR INFORMATION AND MONTHLY MENU CALL 685-7640.
  • CRAB CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH’S - ANGEL FOOD MINISTRIES - 72 JETER MOUNTAIN ROAD - TO HELP YOU STRETCH YOUR FOOD DOLLARS FOR THOSE OF THE COMMUNITY WHO ARE IN NEED.  FOR INFO AND MONTHLY MENUS CALL 697-1214
  • MOUNTAIN VALLEY BAPTIST CHURCH’S – ANGEL FOOD MINISTRIES 66 MOUNTAIN VALLEY ROAD, ZIRCONIA, N.C.   TO HELP STRETCH YOUR FOOD DOLLAR.  FOR INFO CALL 692-9769
  • BIBLES SOUGHT FOR BLUE RIDGE PRISON AND JAIL MINISTRIES THROUGH ITS “BIBLE TOOLBOX PROJECT”.  A BOX IS LOCATED AT THE OPEN DOOR CHRISTIAN SUPPLY IN THE BLUE RIDGE MALL.  FINANCIAL DONATIONS CAN BE SENT TO BLUE RIDGE PRISON & JAIL MINISTRY – P.O. BOX 209, MOUNTAIN HOME, N.C. 28758.